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my iphone(3gs) stays on a white screen when i try to jailbreak it using greenpoi0n and it says jailbreak failed.why does it do that??????????????

asked 18 Mar '11, 14:53

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Are you sure it's a 3GS and not a 3G?

(18 Mar '11, 14:58) spockers ♦♦ spockers's gravatar image

Do you have the latest iTunes installed?

(18 Mar '11, 15:03) spockers ♦♦ spockers's gravatar image


(18 Mar '11, 15:09) chaoskidrow chaoskidrow's gravatar image

Install iTunes, try again.

(18 Mar '11, 15:11) raviraj jailbreak guru raviraj%20jailbreak%20guru's gravatar image

are you on 4.3? if no, do you have active internet on your computer?


answered 18 Mar '11, 14:55

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raviraj jailbreak guru

yes i looked at the box just a min ago

(18 Mar '11, 15:01) chaoskidrow chaoskidrow's gravatar image

no im on4.2.1 and yes i do

(18 Mar '11, 15:02) chaoskidrow chaoskidrow's gravatar image


(18 Mar '11, 15:05) chaoskidrow chaoskidrow's gravatar image

so try greenpois0n again. if it doesn't work, try from another computer. (with active internet and no proxies)

(18 Mar '11, 15:09) raviraj jailbreak guru raviraj%20jailbreak%20guru's gravatar image

If by "nope" you mean you don't have the latest iTunes installed, there's the problem.

(18 Mar '11, 15:11) spockers ♦♦ spockers's gravatar image

You have to keep holding the home button till the text pops up, i was on the white screen for 2 minutes when i did mine!


answered 18 Mar '11, 15:41

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